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The lowdown on eye exercises
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/the-lowdown-on-eye-exercises?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GB20200520-AgingEye&utm_id=2176844&dlv-emuid=22ccc528-35ec-421e-8d26-c66574e6d9d8&dlv-mlid=2176844
Harvard Health Publishing;

May 5th, 2020 - If you wear glasses or contacts, chances are you've been at least a little bit tempted to investigate the infomercials and books promoting eye exercises to improve your eyesight without surgery. Some programs even claim that faithful adherents may be able to give up their glasses. If this sounds too good to be true, that's because it is.

Heartburn Medication Update
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/heartburn-medication-update?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WR20200612-Heartburn&utm_id=2238983&dlv-emuid=22ccc528-35ec-421e-8d26-c66574e6d9d8&dlv-mlid=2238983
Harvard Health Publishing;

May 31st, 2020 - Millions of people turn to prescription and over-the-counter medications to cope with heartburn from gastroesophageal reflux disease or other stomach conditions. But navigating the risks of heartburn remedies can leave a sour taste in your mouth, since some have been tied to health concerns. Here's what you need to know about two mainstays of treatment, and how the latest developments may affec...

Body Weight Planner: Balancing Your Food and Activity
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/bwp
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Starting Information Enter your starting information, including your weight, sex, age, height, and physical activity level. Physical Activity Level Click the "Estimate Your Level" button to find your physical activity level.

COVID-19: At-Home Testing
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing/at-home-testing.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Feb 15th, 2021 - You and your healthcare provider might consider either an at-home collection kit or an at-home test if you have signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and if you can’t get tested by a healthcare provider. At-home collection kits and tests are available either by prescription or over the counter in a pharmacy or retail store without a prescription. Currently available at-home tests look for current i...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Helps protect you from getting COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Get a COVID-19 vaccine, wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

Recipient Education: Talking to Recipients about COVID-19 Vaccines
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/hcp/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Many people have questions about the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. As vaccine recipients’ most-trusted source of information on vaccines, you play a critical role in helping them understand the importance of COVID-19 vaccination, as well as if and when it is likely to be recommended for them.

Dyskinesia
https://www.michaeljfox.org/news/dyskinesia?dyskinesia=

Dyskinesia is uncontrolled, involuntary movement that may occur with long-term levodopa use and longer time with Parkinson's. Not everyone will develop this complication, and the experience of dyskinesia varies. New and emerging treatments aim to help avoid dyskinesia.

Managing PD Mid-Stride: A Treatment Guide to Parkinson's Disease
https://www.parkinson.org/sites/default/files/attachments/MidStride.pdf
Parkinson's Foundation

Every person’s Parkinson’s disease (PD) journey is unique. No two people have exactly the same symptoms or progression, let alone lifestyle and genetics. However, it is common that once you begin a treatment regimen after diagnosis, you can live life for a while with nearly complete relief from symptoms and few side effects. Eventually, though, after several years of being treated with le...

The Voice of the Patient: Parkinson's Disease
https://www.fda.gov/media/124392/download
FDA

Patient Privacy Information
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/privacy/patients.html

Jan 27th, 2019 - Johns Hopkins is committed to protecting your health information. Our Notice of Privacy Practices explains how all members of the Johns Hopkins organizations will safeguard your privacy. Information relating to the privacy/confidentiality of patient health information found on this website relates only to the Johns Hopkins activities in the United States of America.

Water & Nutrition | Drinking Water | Healthy Water | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/nutrition/index.html

Oct 4th, 2016 - Education and information about camping water, hiking water, travel water, backcountry water treatment, safe drinking water, safe recreational water, drinking water treatment, emergency disinfection, sanitation, bottled water, travel diseases, travel illness, travel injury, nutrition, water and nutrition, and daily fluids.

Metformin (Oral Route) Proper Use - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/metformin-oral-route/proper-use/drg-20067074

Jan 31st, 2019 - This medicine usually comes with a patient information insert. Read the information carefully and make sure you understand it before taking this medicine. If you have any questions, ask your doctor.

NCCN Quick Guide™ | Metastatic Breast Cancer
https://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/quick_guides/breast/stage_iv/index.html

Jan 1st, 2018 - NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Breast Cancer – Metastatic, 2018 PAT-N-1075-0618 What are the treatment options? Hormone-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer „„ Chemotherapy may be given first if the cancer is quickly growing within internal organs

How to Prepare for Your Colonoscopy Using MiraLAX
https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/patient-education/how-prepare-your-colonoscopy-using-miralax

Aug 5th, 2019 - This information will help you get ready for your colonoscopy using polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX®). A colonoscopy is an exam of your colon (large intestine). Your doctor will use a colonoscope (flexible tube with a camera on the end) to see the inside of your colon on a video monitor. During your procedure, your doctor can:

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/MarchToolkit.aspx

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most common in people age 50 and older.

A Patient’s Guide to Opioid Tapering
https://www.hss.edu/conditions_patient-guide-opioid-tapering.asp

May 20th, 2018 - Treating acute pain caused by orthopedic surgery has improved drastically over the past few years. This is due in part to the use of multimodal analgesic strategies (balancing the use of multiple non-opioid pain medications) and an increase in regional anesthesia in orthopedic procedures.

If You Suffer From Dry Mouth, Biotène Can Help
https://www.gskhealthpartner.com/content/dam/cf-consumer-healthcare/health-professionals/en_US/pdf/SM10060%20Biotene%20Patient%20Education%20Leave%20Piece%20PORTRAIT%2010%20PRINT.pdf

If you find your mouth is sometimes dry or uncomfortable and if it’s difficult to swallow food, you may be suffering from a condition called xerostomia – also known as dry mouth.

When You Have Dry Mouth, Turn To Biotène For Help
https://www.gskhealthpartner.com/content/dam/cf-consumer-healthcare/health-professionals/en_US/pdf/Biotene_Oncology_PatientEducation_NOSAMPLE.pdf

Cancer treatments may cause your mouth to become dry, leading to discomfort and even difficulty speaking and swallowing. Symptoms can be hard to manage, particularly at night and on the go, but you don’t need to suffer needlessly.

Preparing for a colonoscopy
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/preparing-for-a-colonoscopy

Aug 12th, 2019 - If you shudder at the thought of having a colonoscopy to check for hidden colon cancer, chances are it's the "prep" that's stoking your apprehension. It's certainly a major inconvenience: getting ready for the procedure takes much longer — an average of 16 hours, according to one study — than the three hours or so you'll spend at a medical center the day of your colonoscopy. But what's most off...

Protecting Your Privacy & Security
https://www.healthit.gov/topic/protecting-your-privacy-security

Dec 16th, 2018 - Protecting the Privacy and Security of Your Health Information: The privacy and security of patient health information is a top priority for patients and their families, health care providers and professionals, and the government. Federal laws require many of the key persons and organizations that handle health information to have policies and security safeguards in place to protect your health...